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Makeover Silverglade Salad Recipe

Makeover Silverglade Salad Recipe

We turned a calorie-laden salad into a light and delicious medley you can feel good about serving. Dressed up with a variety of toppings and a tasty dressing, it's sure to be a hit!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:15 servings


  • 6 cups torn green leaf lettuce
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 4 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 pound reduced-fat Swiss cheese, julienned
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded fat-free cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 5 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups honey-roasted soy nuts
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuces, grapes and cheeses. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the water, vinegar, oil, brown sugar and mustard; shake well.
  • 2. Add onions to the dressing; pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with soy nuts and bacon. Serve immediately. Yield: 15 servings (1 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 225 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

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JoPaHughes User ID: 3299675 169155
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2012

"A deliciously lighter version of the original Silverglade salad. This was a hit at our church potluck dinner leftovers! I did use honey roasted peanuts, because the soy nuts weren't available. But the lighter Dijon vinaigrette dressing was more to my taste than that of the original recipe. I felt that the amount of cheese could even be reduced further, and the lesser amount of bacon was ample for flavor and crunch. Delicious!"

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